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Culture Brands that Remind You of Childhood  

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Which brands remind you the most of your childhood? Your mom may think you're too old to have Nerf gun fights, or spend all day sitting on your bedroom floor playing Sega and eating Chef Boyardee, but that doesn't mean she's right. There are lots of brands and companies from childhood that make 90s kids wax nostalgic, just seeing a logo or coming across part of an old favorite toy when home for the holidays. What brands bring back the carefree air of childhood for you?

Even for those of us who have reluctantly set aside our Lisa Frank Trapper Keepers and traded in our Tamagotchis for seemingly endless hours of Farmville, the mention of these brands - emblems of a more innocent, less technologically sophisticated era - can still bring a smile to our world-weary faces.

Scroll down to vote up your favorite brands that still remind you of childhood, even well into your mature (well, maybe), adult life.
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Nintendo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
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Play-Doh is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
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LEGO is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
Before it had its own theme park and hundreds of adult nerds making stop-motion YouTube videos.

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Hot Wheels is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
Getting a real car in high school was cool, but getting a new pack of Hot Wheels cars was the coolest.

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Monopoly is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
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Kool-Aid is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
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Walt Disney Pictures is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
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Nerf is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
Lots of fun until you lost all the foam darts and had to hassle your parents for a replacement pack.

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Slinky is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
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Hasbro is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
Basically every one of their toys has been turned into a movie franchise now.

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Mattel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
Responsible for approximately 60% of cheesy Saturday morning cartoon commercials.

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Silly Putty is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
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McDonald's is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
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Sega is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
Their graphics may have improved, but nothing beats the original 3 Sonic the Hedgehogs.

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Big Wheels is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
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Atari is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
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Milton Bradley is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
Makers of every board game your sister used to constantly beat you at by cheating.

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Jell-O is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
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Pac-man is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
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Lincoln Logs is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
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Fruit Roll-Ups is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
A dessert and an art project all in one!

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Chef Boyardee is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
Also known to some as Chefboy Hardy, and Chef Boy-Howdy. If you're being honest with yourself, you could probably still live on canned ravioli and be perfectly happy.

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Super Soaker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
Like a water gun, but with a hand-pump.

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Kraft Foods is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
Kraft Dinner not be your favorite anymore, but you do sometimes still fantasize about surfing on waves of molten processed cheese.